Events

You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.

To find an event near you just select your branch area (see In Your Area to find the closest branch to you) and then click the Filter button. You can also refine your selection using the Categories on the left-hand panel.

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West Midlands: Butterfly Walk

Saturday 30th July 2016: 1.45pm
Wigmore Rolls, Herefordshire

Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk of approximately two miles. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.

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West Midlands: Big Butterfly Count At Ashwood Nurseries

Saturday 6th August 2016, 10am-4pm
Ashwood Lower Lane, Kingswinford, South Staffs

The West Midlands Branch will have a stand here promoting our new book and encouraging people to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. The stand will remain there for the following week. There will also be guided walks to a wildflower meadow.

Brown Hairstreak

West Midlands: Blackthorn Bash (am) and Butterfly Walk (pm)

Sunday 7th August 2016, 10am-3.30pm
Grafton Flyford, Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch for scrub bashing in the morning at a private woodland near Grafton, followed by an afternoon walk in search of Brown Hairstreak butterflies. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Burnet and Marbled White

West Midlands: Butterflies and Moths Course

Monday 8th to Friday 12th August 2016
Preston Montford, north-west of Shrewsbury

This Field Studies Council course will cover aspects of butterfly and moth identification, trapping and information on the national notable species and life histories, and suggest methods to encourage these fascinating insects and their close relatives into our gardens.

Dark Green Fritillary

West Midlands: Far Forest Show

Saturday 13th to Sunday 14th August 2016, 9.40am-5.45pm
Tenbury Road (A456), Callow Hill, Rock, Kidderminster, Worcs

Join the West Midlands Branch at the Far Forest Show, where we will be running a stand.